Etta James died today at a hospital in Riverside, California. She was 73. 

Diagnosed with leukemia in 2010, she also suffered from dementia and Hepatitis C.

In her lifetime, she won 6 Grammys, including Best Jazz Vocal Performance in 1994. She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993.


Posted on January 20, 2012 and filed under R-I-P-.